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Rahab

[ rey-hab ]
/ ˈreɪ hæb /
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noun

a harlot of Jericho who gave shelter to the two agents sent by Joshua to spy on the city. Joshua 2.

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Origin of Rahab

From Late Latin Raab, from Greek Rhaáb, from Hebrew rāḥābh, a noun and personal name of uncertain meaning
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